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Mixing the deep dive facts with absurd comedy, Mike McCafferty is relentless in his quest to talk about all things Star Trek with super fans, people who have worked on a series, or just a random person he meets on the street. Q’plah!

Mixing the deep dive facts with absurd comedy, Mike McCafferty is relentless in his quest to talk about all things Star Trek with super fans, people who have worked on a series, or just a random person he meets on the street. Q’plah!

Location:

United States

Description:

Mixing the deep dive facts with absurd comedy, Mike McCafferty is relentless in his quest to talk about all things Star Trek with super fans, people who have worked on a series, or just a random person he meets on the street. Q’plah!

Language:

English


Episodes

171: Disco Season 3, Ep 1 - "That Hope is You"

10/18/2020
Mike, Andy Lowe, Jason, and Matt "Stompie" Thompson reflect on the return of Discovery.

Duration:01:05:52

170: Why "These Are the Voyages," is actually the BEST Trek episode...EVER!

10/6/2020
Mike explores the controversial Enterprise series finale and in ripping it apart makes a startling discovery!

Duration:00:50:08

169: Star Trek 4: Cancelled! Mike's Plan to Save it!

9/25/2020
Paramount is denying that they've killed all of the potential Star Trek movies, but Mike has a BOLD idea on how to save the franchise!

Duration:00:20:39

168: Deep Dive - Return to Tomorrow

9/11/2020
"Risk is our business!" Mike takes a look at the second season TOS episode that hosts one of the most iconic speeches in Star Trek. Does it hold up?

Duration:01:12:08

167: The Tholian Web

7/19/2020
Mike tackles an entire universe, plunging himself into interphasic space for his deep dive on "The Tholian Web." This episode can also be watched on our fabulous Facebook page! (https://www.facebook.com/IJWTTAST)

Duration:01:02:41

166: Return to Iowa!

7/2/2020
Mike and Duncan reminisce about their epic trip 4 years ago to Riverside, Iowa the future birthplace of James T. Kirk. Note: Mike and Duncan check out a lot of photos and videos. If you want to watch the Zoom recording, head over to our Facebook page. (https://www.facebook.com/IJWTTAST)

Duration:00:35:25

165: Devil in the Dark

6/29/2020
Mike digs into this classic episode in a time when the unknown seems a constant threat.

Duration:00:45:56

164: TNG - The Neutral Zone

5/22/2020
Mike takes on the slightly schizophrenic first season finale, "The Neutral Zone."

Duration:00:39:27

163: Operation - Annihilate! Deep Dive!

5/5/2020
Let's shine a light on this episode!

Duration:00:59:21

162: Star Trek Memories

4/22/2020
In the midst of a lockdown, Mike thinks back on his favorite Star Trek moments in his life.

Duration:00:24:45

161: Picard's Finale

3/28/2020
Mike, The Doctor (Kim Miller) and Matt Stompie Thompson hold a Zoom session to go over their thoughts of this season of Picard.

Duration:00:36:54

160: Picard - "Nepenthe" or Burnt Tomatoes!

3/10/2020
Mike finds his new favorite line of the entire franchise.

Duration:00:24:07

159: Picard - "The Impossible Box"

3/3/2020
Mike dissects episode #6 of Star Trek: "The Impossible Box." He also makes several dubious assertions about himself, and the show.

Duration:00:29:06

158: Picard eps 4-5, from Las Vegas!

2/22/2020
Mike and his son Kiernan break down episodes four "Absolute Candor" and five, "Stardust City Rag." Kiernan goes on the offensive with many issues with the show, while Mike takes a more leisurely view. PLUS! Mike and Kiernan visit the remains of the Star Trek Experience at the Westgate hotel. Check out the Star Trek Experience video on our Facebook Page! (https://www.facebook.com/IJWTTAST)

Duration:00:44:26

157: Picard eps 1-2: Some Learned Musings...

2/4/2020
While the entire Pod Team tackled Star Trek: Picard's first two episodes on a live Facebook broadcast, Mike separates the saucer section to add a few deeper dives. Check out our DOPE ASS FACEBOOK PAGE (https://www.facebook.com/IJWTTAST) !

Duration:00:23:25

156: I, Borg. I Reconsider.

1/18/2020
With the return of Hugh the Borg on the new Picard Series, Mike watches the divisive TNG episode "I, Borg" to see if he's changed his opinion about it, 28 years later. Check out our dope Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/IJWTTAST/) !

Duration:00:52:06

155: Why Kirk is the VILLAIN in The Motion Picture!

1/12/2020
This is a pod response to a twitter conversation I had over my bold, and not thoroughly thought out assertion that Kirk was the villain of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. ENJOY!

Duration:00:22:17

154: 2019 Year in Review!

12/29/2019
2019 for Star Trek was interesting to say the least. With season 2 of Discovery, Short Treks, the Viacom merger with CBS and the pushing of Picard to 2020, there's a lot for Mike to unpack. Join us on Facebook! (https://www.facebook.com/IJWTTAST)

Duration:00:46:12

153: TNG - The Last Outpost - Whoo-WHEE!

12/6/2019
Mike and Chief Archivist Aaron Moles plumb the depths of bad first season TNG with the baffling "The Last Outpost." With weird Ferengi, squatting Riker, euthanasia enthusiast Beverly and laser whips, it's a buffet of bonkers that needs to be dissected.

Duration:01:14:56

152: Movie Roundtable or: Who the Hell Invited Tequila?

11/9/2019
Uh oh. After 6 months of brilliant, deep dive movie podcasts (source: Mike), he organizes a roundtable of The Doctor (Kim Miller), friend of the pod Aaron Moles and cadet Andy Lowe to do a wrap up of the franchise. At least that was the plan. Then a cloaked bottle of tequila materializes and causes moderate havoc with the crew. Will they be able to perform their Podcast Prime Directive and discuss the movies?

Duration:01:33:29